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Russia’s Proposal to Redraw Baltic Sea Borders Sparks Concern From Neighbors

Moscow Times 22 May 2024
A Russian Defense Ministry proposal to redraw Russia’s maritime borders in the Baltic Sea has sparked concern from Moscow’s neighbors in the region, with officials from Finland to ...
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Russia launches tactical nuclear drills (VIDEO)

Sott 22 May 2024
... Southern Military District launched the first stage of recently announced tactical nuclear drills on Tuesday, the Defense Ministry in Moscow has confirmed.
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US military aid to Ukraine is ‘grift,’ Blackwater founder tells Tucker Carlson

Russia Today 22 May 2024
Last month, Russia’s former defense minister, Sergey Shoigu, said that Moscow’s forces had seized the initiative and “dispelled the myth of the superiority of Western weapons.”.
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Ukraine Urges US to Lift Ban on Striking Russia as Chances for Breakthrough 'Slim' - Reports

Sputnik 22 May 2024
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The secretary of Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council, Oleksandr Lytvynenko, has urged the United States to lift the ban on the use of US-supplied long-range weapons for ...
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Russia Dismisses US Claims of Counterspace Weapon Satellite as Misinformation

Sputnik 22 May 2024
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The recent statement by the US Department of Defense alleging that Russia launched a satellite carrying a counterspace weapon is misinformation and Moscow will not respond to it, ...
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Pentagon accuses Russia of launching space weapon

Russia Today 22 May 2024
Moscow confirmed that a Soyuz-2.1b launch vehicle blasted off on May 17 from Plesetsk cosmodrome in Arkhangelsk Region “in the interests of the Russian Defense Ministry.” No further ...
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U.K. Says China Supplying Russia With ‘Lethal Aid’

Moscow Times 22 May 2024
Chinese-supplied goods are believed to be helping Moscow in its “most ambitious defense expansion since the Soviet era,” which turned out to be “on a faster timeline than we believed ...
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Baltics Criticize Russian Proposal On Maritime Borders; Moscow Withdraws Draft

Radio Free Europe 22 May 2024
Russia has withdrawn without explanation a Defense Ministry draft that proposed revising Moscow's maritime border in the eastern Baltic Sea and expanding its territorial waters that raised the ire of ...
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UK accuses China, Russia of developing combat weapons used in Ukraine

Kuna 22 May 2024
In a press conference, British Defense Minister Grant Shapps affirmed that the UK has "evidence" of Beijing and Moscow collaboration in the field of military combat equipment, which are being used against Ukrainian forces.
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Russia Lays Claim to Part of 'NATO Lake'

Newsweek 22 May 2024
A Russian Defense Ministry document says Moscow wants to change its maritime border in the Baltic, which would impact a number NATO states ....
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Ukraine updates: Russia Baltic Sea border claim sows 'doubt'

Deutsche Welle 22 May 2024
Latest Russian reports say there's no plan to alter Baltic Sea borders, after a draft Defense Ministry decree on the issue. Finland said it wasn't consulted, Lithuania said Moscow was trying to spread doubt. DW has more ... .
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Russia is waging shadow war on West that needs collective response, Estonia says

Naharnet 22 May 2024
Her nation, which borders Russia, has seen a rise in sabotage, electronic warfare and spying — all blamed on Moscow. As the war in Ukraine turns in Russia's favor, defenses are being bolstered in the ...
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Russia is waging a shadow war on the West that needs a collective response, Estonian ...

Wtop 22 May 2024
Her nation, which borders Russia, has seen a rise in sabotage, electronic warfare and spying — all blamed on Moscow. As the war in Ukraine turns in Russia’s favor, defenses are being bolstered in the ...
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Russia liberates another key Donbass stronghold – MOD

Russia Today 22 May 2024
Russian troops have taken full control of the strategically important village of Klescheevka in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), the Defense Ministry in Moscow has announced.

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File - This handout photo taken from video released by the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on Monday, July 18, 2022, shows the Russian military's Iskander-K missile launcher firing at an undisclosed location.
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